While the 1960s advertising agency that the series follows is definitely a man's world, in terms of eye candy actresses like January Jones, Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss win hands down. These leading ladies sure don't get the respect they deserve from their male character counterparts but it's certainly not because they're not all gorgeous.
From the many Sterling Cooper secretaries, many of whom also serve as love interests to main character Don Draper, to the bored housewives, the women of "Mad Men" may not look like a lot under the 60s-style clothing and hairstyle, but are each portrayed by beautiful and stunning actresses.
"Mad Men" works because of a strong ensemble cast, juicy plot lines and a highly acclaimed attention to detail. It also helps that these nearly two dozen babes on the AMC series which has won 15 Emmy Awards. Clearly when the series ends in a few seasons, we will miss the sexy women nearly as much as we miss the show itself. Enjoy it while it lasts men.
CHARACTER: Joan Harris (née Holloway) serves as the office manager of Sterling Cooper and later the Director of Agency Operations at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. The curvy redhead was once called the "the finest piece of ass" by Roger Sterling.
BACKGROUND: In addition to being named the sexiest woman in the world by "Esquire" magazine in 2010, Christina Hendricks has appeared on the television shows "Firefly" and "ER" as well as in the dark film "Drive" in 2011.
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CHARACTER: Trudy Campbell is the wife of Pete Campbell, an account executive at Sterling Cooper and later junior partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. After fertility struggles, Trudy and Pete welcome a child, Tammy in season four.BACKGROUND: In addition to appearing on "Mad Men," actress Alison Brie is a regular cast member on the NBC comedy series "Community." She's was also in "Scream 4" and on the pages of "Maxim's" 2012 Hot 100 list showing off her pipes.
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CHARACTER: Jane Sterling (née Siegel) begins her stay at Sterling Cooper as a secretary to Don Draper and leaves as the much younger second wife to Roger Sterling. Despite clashing with Roger's first wife and daughter, Jane's youth is refreshing to Roger.
BACKGROUND: Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, Peyton List began her acting career on the soap opera "As the World Turns" after working as a commercial child model. Other acting credits include small roles on television series such as "FlashForward" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."see more on Peyton List
CHARACTER: Megan Calvet began at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce as Don Draper's secretary. In a pinch, Don hires Megan to look after his children on a trip to California and after seeing her with this family, which, of course leads to a thriving marriage. We last saw Megan getting everything she wanted, but possibly losing Don.BACKGROUND: Jessica Paré got her start with small roles in various horror films before appearing in movies like "Wicker Park," "Hot Tub Time Machine" and the Canadian comedy "Peepers."
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